Manchester United legend Rooney advises Solskjaer how best to use Pogba

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Former Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has advised manager has Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to play Paul Pogba in a deeper role, but with a bit of role invention.

In his column for the Times, he wrote about Pogba’s ideal position: “I would love to see Paul Pogba playing deeper and attacking the box the moment the ball went wide.

“He would score more goals and with his good feet, his athleticism, he would be an absolute nightmare. I would use him in that role — it’s one where, if he developed in it, he could be incredible.”

He’s only made 8 appearances for United this season, managing a couple of assists and showing glimpses of his talent despite clearly being unfit.